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Poor smokers spending 25% of income on cigarettes: study
Poor smokers spending 25% of income on cigarettes: study
News Billy Rennison 9/19/2012 at 4:06PM

A new study shows a quarter of smokers’ income is going up in smoke. Low-income smokers in New York are puffing away nearly 25 percent of their cash on cigarettes, according to a recently releases study by RTI International. New York has the highest state cigarette taxes in the nation at $4.35 — only slightly [...]